[lm-sensors] Coretemp ERROR: Can't get value of subfeature temp1_input
khali at linux-fr.org
Thu May 27 10:56:08 CEST 2010
On Thu, 27 May 2010 10:41:14 +0200, Dong Huang wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> i am a newbie here, want to check the temperature of my motherboard with
> lm_sensors, unfortunately i got error message as i run sensors. So I really
> need your help, thanks in advance.
> *5. output of sensors-detect*
> Shutting down sensors:
> # sensors-detect revision 5729 (2009-06-02 15:51:29 +0200)
> # System: VMware, Inc. VMware Virtual Platform
> # Board: Intel Corporation 440BX Desktop Reference Platform
It makes no sense to run sensors or any _hardware_ monitoring
application on a _virtual_ machine. Hardware monitoring should be done
on the host system, not on the guests.
> *3. The output of sensors: *
> Adapter: ISA adapter
> ERROR: Can't get value of subfeature temp1_input: Can't read
> Core 0: +0.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
I presume that VMware simply doesn't allow guest drivers to access CPU
MSR. Nothing we can do.
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